Top 8 Grilled Chicken Breast Recipes

The best and most popular chicken breast recipes

Chicken breasts might just be the most versatile meat you can throw on your grill. Whether by themselves or in chicken breast sandwiches or grilled chicken salads, there isn't much this lean cut of chicken can't do. The secret is to prevent them from drying out by using a marinade and grilling them hot and fast. Here are 10 chicken breast recipes you've just got to try.

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    Lemon-Rosemary Chicken

    Grilled Lemon Chicken with Rosemary

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    This simple grilled chicken breast dish can be served with grilled vegetables or diced and used in a salad.

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    Lemon Thyme Chicken

    Lemon Thyme chicken


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    This is a quick and easy way to get delicious tender chicken breasts. Grill them hot and fast and enjoy with your favorite side dish.

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    Grilled Caprese Chicken

    Grilled Caprese Chicken

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    This is a Caprese lovers treat. Marinated with basil and lemon, the chicken is taken to the grill, then topped with fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, and a balsamic reduction. A healthy and delicious meal for any day of the week.

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    Jamaican Jerk Chicken

    Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken

    The Spruce / Maxwell Cozzi

    This Jamaican Jerk Chicken is marinated, unlike other recipes that simply call for a jerk rub.

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    Basil and Tomato Chicken Breasts

    Basil-Tomato Chicken Breasts
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    This is a great way to prepare chicken breasts. The combination of tomatoes, basil, and balsamic vinegar gives this dish an Italian-inspired flavor. 

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    Grilled Chicken and Mozzarella Panini

    Grilled Chicken and Mozzarella Panini

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    This is a delicious grilled chicken panini recipe that's super simple to make. You can add or substitute any of the ingredients to suit your needs.

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    Grilled Lemon-Ginger Chicken

    Grilled chicken
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    If you're looking to cut calories but still want to enjoy a delicious piece of grilled chicken, then this recipe for you. These chicken breasts can also be sliced and placed on top a fresh green salad and put on a sandwich.

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    Chicken Yakitori

    Chicken Yakitori
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    Yakitori are traditional style Japanese kebabs usually served by street vendors accompanied by a nice cold beer.